Owning The Anti Hate Buzz Words

My mobile phone has now got to the stage where if I type the letter d it comes up with the auto suggestion that I want to use the word diversity. Such is perhaps the eventual lexical fate of anyone involved in an anti-hate group. However, although I am gratified my Android device is so […]

Whereof One Cannot Speak…

This famous quotation from Wittgenstein is usually interpreted as being an indictment on the inability of language to express complex truths. The implication being that if we do not have the necessary words we should refrain from the attempt. I’m stretching the scope of the quote slightly here to extend to the idea that in […]

Media To Blame for Rise In Hate Crime

The responsibility for the views of each individual lies with the individual. Ultimately each person makes the choice for themselves how they approach the world and the people in it. However, the information that sits behind those choices can be the responsibility of a much wider collective. As suggested by the title of this article […]

What You Can Do To Fight Hate

Joining an anti hate group isn’t for everyone. Even when the daily death threats finally become as commonplace as the morning coffee anti hate work still brings with it challenges and negativity that most people understandably don’t want to bring into their lives. But the passion of the British public for tolerance remains strong with […]

Why Casual Racism Isn’t “Bants”

Britain is recognised worldwide for having a unique sense of humour and the ability to laugh in the face of gritty reality. This stood us in good stead through two World Wars and continues to serve the people of the country well through hardship, economic instability and remarkably even a Conservative government. However, no matter […]

Why I Stand Up To Hate

Listen as a Podcast The past few weeks and months have been a challenging time to be an anti hate activist. The battle for hearts and minds has never been harder to fight or harder to win. In the wake of the Brexit referendum hate speech both on and offline has soared – with the […]